Mada Accessibility & AT Glossary

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About MADA glossary

Mada’s Glossary is the first dictionary of its kind, which includes terms related to ICT accessibility and assistive technology (AT) in the Arabic language. The Glossary was developed to serve as a vital resource for capacity building within ICT services, accessibility, and assistive technology in Qatar and beyond. Mada’s Glossary is essential to educate professionals, researchers, and individuals interested in the basic terms used in these fields. It is considered one of the first initiatives to provide such resources in Arabic.

Who is it for?

The Mada Glossary aims to provide a list of terms in Arabic and English to help stakeholders, experts, innovators, parents, users, teachers, therapist, and relevant entities to understand key terminologies related to ICT, Accessibility, and Assistive Technology.

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Accessibility
Accessibility is the degree to which a product, device, service, or environment is available to as many people as possible. It can be viewed as the “ability to access” and benefit from some system or entity. The concept often focuses on people with disabilities or special needs.